The Most Popular Foods in Asia

The Most Popular Foods in Asia

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

If you haven’t travelled to Asia before, it’s hard to know what the most popular foods are simply based on the versions of food that we see in Canadian and American restaurants. Asia covers a large area with different dishes based on varied cultures, flavours and influences. Here are some of the most popular foods that you’ll find in this massive continent: Satay This can be considered to be the King of Asian foods featuring meat placed on a stick that is...

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Essential Kitchen Tools for Japanese Cuisine

Essential Kitchen Tools for Japanese Cuisine

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

In order to prepare the best Japanese food, you’ll need to have the right tools available to get the job done. These utensils make a lot of difference when it comes to preparing Japanese dishes in their traditional style, and you won’t want to be without them by your side. Sharp Knives A big part of preparing Japanese food lies in the cutting techniques used. In order to create the perfect texture and taste, you’ll need to have sharp knives available to...

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Ideas for Cooking with Black Garlic That You Can Use Today

Ideas for Cooking with Black Garlic That You Can Use Today

Posted by on Feb 5, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

If you haven’t discovered it yet for yourself, black garlic is a chef’s unlikely best friend. It’s a healthy superfood that adds a ton of flavour to a meal or a snack. When regular cloves of garlic are given the opportunity to age, a chemical reaction takes place that provides the unique flavour. Black garlic tastes mellow, earthy and slightly sweet. As a result, you can use it in baking dishes, as a part of a snack or in a desert. Here are a few ideas you can...

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Why So Many Chefs Are Turning to Black Garlic

Why So Many Chefs Are Turning to Black Garlic

Posted by on Dec 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

If you’ve been watching any of the popular cooking shows lately, you may have noticed that black garlic is being used as an ingredient more often. Black garlic is actually trending now as more people are becoming aware of this tasty food through social media and on these highly-rated shows. If you’ve never had the opportunity to use black garlic before, you’re really missing an exciting taste sensation that can’t be found anywhere else. Black garlic...

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Use Premium Ingredients to Create Your Own Teriyaki Sauce

Use Premium Ingredients to Create Your Own Teriyaki Sauce

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Whether you are operating a Japanese restaurant or another type of dining establishment that features one or more Japanese dishes, you’ll need to make sure that you have the ingredients on hand to create your own teriyaki sauce. The perfect blend of sweet and salty comes together in this easy-to-prepare sauce recipe that features our Japanese Sweet Rice Wine along with soy sauce. Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Simply mix together 3/4 cup of our Mirin Sweet Rice Cooking Wine...

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Sushi Pickled Ginger at Wholesale Prices

Sushi Pickled Ginger at Wholesale Prices

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Sushi Pickled Ginger at Wholesale Prices If you are serving sushi to your guests, you’ll want to stock up on sushi pickled ginger, which is available at wholesale prices for bulk orders. This flower-like, pink garnish should be presented beside your sushi and sashimi, as it acts as a cleanser for the palate between bites of the different sushi varieties. Pickled ginger is a condiment that refreshes the palate so that various varieties of fish can be tasted on their...

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Discover the Taste Sensation of Japanese Soy Sauce

Discover the Taste Sensation of Japanese Soy Sauce

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The soy sauce you choose can either make or break the dish you are serving. Japanese soy sauce is considerably different from other types of soy sauces, such as the regular soy sauce that you may be currently using. Yamasa Soy Sauce brings out the hidden flavours in rice, soups, noodles, grains and meats with its delicate balance of taste and aroma. When you’re cooking with soy sauce, you’ll also notice that most of the recipes don’t distinguish between...

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Bulk Frozen Yuzi Peels at Wholesale Prices

Bulk Frozen Yuzi Peels at Wholesale Prices

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

If you are operating a fine dining establishment, you understand just how important quality gourmet ingredients are. At Yoshi Today, we offer the best frozen yuzi peels at discount prices for bulk orders. Stock up on these peels so that you can serve the best Asian meals to your customers. Yuzi peels provide a taste that combines the flavour of grapefruit and mandarin oranges. They boast an intense aroma and can be used in a number of dishes including miso soup, Ponzu...

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The Subtle Flavour of Rice Wine Vinegar

The Subtle Flavour of Rice Wine Vinegar

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

There are a lot of different vinegars on the market, and knowing which one to choose for a specific dish has become an art form in itself. Rice Wine vinegar is the appropriate ingredient for a number of different recipes due to its slightly sweet, delicate and subtle flavour. When you don’t want your other ingredients overpowered by a strong vinegar taste, this one steps up to the plate and delivers. Use rice wine vinegar when preparing your sushi rice to give it the...

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Wasabi Powder – It’s Not Just for Sushi!

Wasabi Powder – It’s Not Just for Sushi!

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Wasabi powder is commonly associated with sushi but there are definitely a number of different ways to appreciate this hot powder that packs a punch. Wasabi has a sharp flavour and it’s a nice alternative to hot chili peppers. The heat it provides is more herbal in nature and you can feel the heat dissipating quicker than you’d experience with a hot pepper. Whip up some quick wasabi paste by combining the powder with warm water or make an incredible cream sauce using...

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Recipes

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Kinqua Rice Pudding Makes 8 servings (1/2 cup x 8) Ingredients 1 package yoshi kniqua blend (remove spices and rinse blend WELL) 1/2 cup cane sugar 1 1/2 cups coconut milk 1 vanilla bean (sliced lengthwise) 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 cardamom pod (green) 1 star anise 2 ripe firm bananas 2 tbsp. unsalted butter 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup coconut milk, to garnish Cooking Directions Combine the rinsed kniqua BLEND, 2 ¾ cups water and ½ tsp. salt in saucepot, bring to...

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How to Cook with Black Garlic

How to Cook with Black Garlic

Posted by on Dec 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Black garlic has become a hot, new ingredient amongst chefs recently and for a very good reason. Quite simply, this is fermented fresh garlic with a creamy soft texture and a slightly sweet taste with a hint of licorice. Garlic bulbs are kept at a low temperature for weeks at a time in a humid environment until the fresh garlic enzymes break down. These enzymes give garlic its sharp taste and when they are removed the garlic becomes sweet and smooth. Black garlic isn’t...

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